JPMorgan hiring being investigated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Federal authorities have opened a bribery investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win lucrative business in more…

Skepticism over N.Korea's smartphone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) North Korea's announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad. The more…

Adventures in online drug buying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) The hardest part of scoring drugs in the age of the digital black market? Choosing among all the consumer-friendly websites ready to sell them. As I was more…

Meet Silicon Valley's Big Brother

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn't had much time to himself. On one sun-baked more…

CVS requires ID for nail polish remover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WNYW-TV) One of the active ingredients in nail polish remover is acetone. It's also a component used in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine. CVS drug stores is requiring more…

Newspapers floundering on digital paywalls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (American Thinker) The newspaper industry is flailing about, desperately trying to replace the revenue which disappeared with the arrival of the internet, giving every appearance of being in more…

Merchants of meth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mother Jones) The first time she saw her mother passed out on the living room floor, Amanda thought she was dead. There were muddy tracks on the carpet more…